NEW YORK, AUGUST 1, 2023—Boingo Wireless, a total connectivity provider of distributed antenna systems (DAS), Wi-Fi and private networks, announced that its CEO Mike Finley has been elected to the Regional Plan Association (RPA) Board of Directors. Finley joins the Board of Directors to help advance RPA’s priorities of a more equitable, healthy, and prosperous New York-New Jersey-Connecticut Metro Region.
“Our new RPA Board of Directors members bring years of expertise in the fields of transportation, construction, infrastructure and communications. Mike Finley’s work at Boingo touches each of these core industries and his seasoned leadership developing modern wireless infrastructure for the tri-state area is a welcomed addition to our team,” said Regional Plan Association President & CEO Tom Wright. “We thank Mike for his commitment to building a better New York and look forward to having him join the esteemed group of professionals leading the RPA.”
Boingo’s cellular and Wi-Fi networks connect the New York region’s airports, transit hubs, tunnels, office buildings, retail locations and high-rise developments. Boingo specializes in managing all 5G technologies across carrier cellular networks and Wi-Fi to reliably connect business, residents and visitors as well as streamline venue operations and enhance network security throughout the tri-state area.
“Boingo’s reliable wireless networks are a vital part of the region’s efforts to create more efficient, accessible and safer infrastructure,” said Boingo CEO Mike Finley. “I’m pleased to play an active role on the RPA Board of Directors to support the connectivity improvements needed to create a seamless, reliable experience for all residents and visitors.”
Boingo Wireless is an expert in deploying intricate wireless solutions, contributing significantly to some of the most substantial infrastructure projects undertaken in the last two decades. This includes working with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to launch the next generation 5G and Wi-Fi networks at Grand Central Madison. By designing, building and managing state-of-the-art cellular and Wi-Fi networks, Boingo enables riders to make calls, send text messages and access the internet while in transit—even when they are commuting more than a hundred feet underground. Boingo also supports the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) with converged cellular and Wi-Fi networks at JFK, LGA, EWR, Stewart Airport, World Trade Center Oculus, Port Authority Bus Terminal, PATH Stations, Lincoln and Holland Tunnels and Port Newark Container Terminal.
Boingo was recently recognized as a New York Power Player in Aviation by amNY, PoliticsNY and Airport Voice for its philanthropic endeavors and support of local communities. The company proudly works with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), which fosters a creative and accessible environment for youth to learn to use science, technology, engineering, and math to tackle complex 21st century challenges.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. simplifies complex wireless challenges to connect people, business and things. Boingo designs, builds and manages converged, neutral host public and private networks at major venues around the world. Boingo’s vast footprint of distributed antenna systems (DAS), Wi-Fi, small cells and macro towers securely powers innovation and connectivity in airports, transit stations, stadiums, military bases, hospitals, commercial properties and enterprises worldwide. Learn more at boingo.com.